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Jun 08, 2020

Jun 08, 2020
High-tech globe

Global COVID-19 cases top 7 million, deaths exceed 400,000

Yesterday, 75% of cases were in 10 nations, mostly in the Americas and South Asia.

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020
Hospital patient on oxygen

Indoor spread of COVID-19 can be lessened, experts say

Ventilation, filtration, disinfection, and avoidance of air recirculation are possible steps.

May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020
Lone woman with mask walking along street

WHA preps for virtual meeting as COVID-19 cases top 4.5 million

The World Health Assembly gears up to meet virtually for the first time and will focus mainly on the pandemic.

May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020
Nasal swab maximum PPE

Physical distancing may extend to 2022, COVID-19 study finds

Mathematical modeling explores several scenarios, including a resurgence as late as 2024.

May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020
Nurse holding swab

Wuhan to use massive testing against COVID-19 resurgence; Russia cases soar

Russia reports almost 11,000 new cases, part of an ongoing surge mainly centered in Moscow.

Apr 29, 2020

Apr 29, 2020
COVID-19 relief efforts in South Africa

WHO reconvenes COVID-19 panel; Africa's outbreaks intensify

Niger has recorded a 12.6% case-fatality rate, which approaches Italy's 13.1%.

Apr 28, 2020

Apr 28, 2020
Empty outdoor Paris cafe

More European hot spots lay out steps to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Pandemic activity is heating up in Russia, Latin America, and India and its neighbors.

Apr 28, 2020

COVID-19 Scan for Apr 28, 2020

COVID-19 outcomes in pregnancy
Coronavirus contamination simulation
COVID-19 steps and less flu

Apr 24, 2020

Apr 24, 2020
Vaccine vial with syringe

WHO, partners unveil massive COVID-19 vaccine, treatment effort

In the past, such as with 2009 H1N1 flu vaccines, they weren't equitably available.

Apr 22, 2020

Apr 22, 2020
Singapore family gathering

Scientists use serology to connect dots on COVID-19 clusters

Also, 2 studies explore infection dynamics in patients who show no symptoms.

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